It was a beautiful night for baseball last night in Minneapolis -- made even better by a 10-1 win by the Minnesota Twins (52-44) over the visiting New York Yankees (53-42) in the three-game series opener. The Twins gained a game on KC who lost to Houston last night. I'll be there in the stands …
The Twins wrap up their six game road trip with one more game against the Angels Thursday afternoon before coming home for a series with the Yankees. Thursday's game gets underway at 2:30, with pregame coverage beginning at 2:00 PM on AM 1240 on WJON.
Minnesota will look to bounce back with another game in Anaheim Wednesday night. Mike Pelfrey (6-7, 4.00 ERA) will start for the Twins opposite the Angels' CJ Wilson (7-7, 3.59). First pitch is scheduled for 9:05 PM, with pregame coverage beginning at 8:35.
The Twins open a 3-game series in Anaheim against the Angels tonight at 9:05, pregame on WJON at 8:30. The Twins are 5 1/2 games back of Kansas City for first place in the American League Central. Minnesota is 50-42.
The Twins host the Tigers again Friday night at Target Field. Justin Verlander will start for Detroit opposite the Twins' Ervin Santana. First pitch is set for 7:10 PM on AM 1240 WJON, with pregame coverage beginning at 6:30 PM.
The Twins are now 43-39 on the season and are tied with the Baltimore Orioles for the second wild card spot in the American League. The Twins host the Orioles at Target Field Monday night. Pregame coverage on AM 1240 begins at 6:30.